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6 Years Into Alberta From Nothing

From 17 Year Old University Student to Alberta’s Oilfield: 6 Years Later. 6 years. This is how long it has been since I just grabbed…

Aggressive Real Estate: One large home with HELOC vs. Multiple Properties

My objective to a Ferrari by 30 (or, financial freedom for that matter) has revolved around a theoretically simple yet in practice, complex strategy: Acquire…

September 2017 – Month 52 in Alberta

Outsmarting the banks hell-bent on stopping risk takers such as investors, volatile high-income employees, and entrepreneurs. Shielding the fruits of my labour from the government…

August: Working for up to 16 hours/day, for 2 Companies

The summer days pass by bathing in my own sweat beneath 2-3 sweater thick coveralls under the scorching Alberta sun, and inside a vacuum or…

Tears From Vancouver to Alberta

It has been almost 4.5 years since I threw all my stuff in my car and drove away from Vancouver to Alberta, not looking back.…

“Maybe at the End of your Career”

Once I was taking a walk with a woman (one who went to university for a traditional white-collar career) and I casually showed her an…

Defeatist Attitudes

“Getting a Ferrari is unrealistic though.” “Some peoples’¬†families are just rich.” “They’ve just¬†had connections.” “They were just [academically] smart.” So common are quotes like the…

Stereotype of Asians and Money

“Most jump to the conclusion that if you are Asian and you look like you have money, your family must have money. I’m the odd…

Theory of Making Mistakes

“You often think it’s all over once you fuck up. But then you know now you won’t be doing that ever again.” Risk takers and…

June Standing- 4 Years in Alberta

Here I sit in a bar off Jasper Ave. in downtown Edmonton having a drink and little meal. I am spending this sunny Sunday afternoon…